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Sibling Rivalry (1990)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 26 October 1990 (USA)
A frustrated woman's life gets even more frustrating once she gets into an affair with a man who suffers a fatal heart attack after their fling.

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Rose Turner
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Charles Turner Sr.
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911 Officer
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Storyline

Marjorie Turner is suffocating. Her younger sister Jeanine has no ambition, and her 8 year marriage to Harry puts her in constant competition with his family (all doctors), whom he is also competing for the affections of. One day, she snaps while food shopping, and beds a mysterious man, who die during the moment of passion. When she forgets her wallet, a vertical-blinds salesman finds it, and things get complicated from there... Written by Allison L. Venezio <YankeeSNL01@aol.com>

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26 October 1990 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Bratsko suparnistvo  »

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$17,854,930
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Trivia

Scott Bakula and Kirstie Alley are both veterans of the Star Trek series. Bakula played Cpt. Jonathan Archer on Star Trek: Enterprise (2001), and Alley played Lt. Saavik in Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982). Carrie Fisher played Princess Leia in the Star Wars trilogy, while Bill Pullman parodied the role of Han Solo in Spaceballs (1987). See more »

Quotes

Marjorie Turner: It wasn't sex. It was good!
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Connections

Featured in Siskel & Ebert: The Worst Films of 1990 (1991) See more »

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Honky Tonk Man
Written by Johnny Horton, Howard Harvey & Tillman B. Franks (as Tillman Franks)
Published by Cedarwood Publishing
Performed by Dwight Yoakam
Courtesy of Reprise Records
By Arrangement with Warner Special Products
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Black Comedy gem.......
20 February 2008 | by See all my reviews

Enjoyable on several levels, "Sibling Rivalry" is the type of black comedy that can withstand the test of time. In other words the lively script will never seem dated. The cast is uniformly excellent, and the dark subject (adultery caused death cover-up) is terrific material for this type of comedy. Bill Pullman absolutely steals the movie with a character similar to the one he played in "Ruthless People" If you enjoy dark comedy then this is a must see. Carl Reiner has come through with another winner that is perhaps under the radar, but deserves to be seen. It will definitely hold up to multiple viewings, which is only one sign of "Sibling Rivalry"'s excellence. - MERK


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